Realitys Dark Light: The Sensational Wilkie Collins

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In the midst of a Victorian culture ingrained with strict social etiquette and societal norms, Wilkie Collins composed novels that contained asocial, even anarchic, impulses. A contemporary of Dickens, Collins creates a world more Kafkaesque than Dickensian, a world populated by doppelgangers, secret selves, oddballs, and grotesques. The essays of "Reality s Dark Light: The Sensational Wilkie Collins "purposefully work to expand Collins s legacy beyond "The Woman in White" and "The Moonstone"; they move well past the ...

Realitys Dark Light: The Sensational Wilkie Collins 2003, Univ Tennessee Press

ISBN-13: 9781572332744

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